Day 8, Part 2: Bunratty Castle and Folk Museum

The present Bunratty Castle is the last of a series of castles that have existed on the same site. Built by the MacNamara family around 1425, about 75 years later it came into the hands of the O’Briens, the most powerful clan in Munster, and later Earls of Thomond. A self-guided tour reveals mostly 14th … Continue reading Day 8, Part 2: Bunratty Castle and Folk Museum